Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Sleepy Eye Stoneware 8 3/4" Pitcher
made by the Western Stoneware Company of Monmouth, Illinois.
Western made this piece for the Old Sleepy Eye Milling Company of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. It was a giveaway premium for buyers of their flour from 1906-1937 (Jim Martin and Bette Cooper, Monmouth-Western Stoneware , pp. 112-13).
This beauty features Old Sleepy Eye in Profile on One Side and a Tepee and Trees on the Other, A bust of Old Sleepy Eye graces the handle. Cobalt trim on the handle and base. Stands 8 3/4" to the top of the spout.
Good Gondition. A 1 3/4" hairline from the rim on one side by the handle (closeup), and a filled in chip on the left side of the Sleepy Eye bust on the handle. No rim or base chips, stains, or official restoration.
According to sales in the past 10 years, this size typically sells around $400. Here is your chance to own it for a lot less!